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The West House second-hand bookshop handles poetry books & ephemera of all periods but specialises in modernist poetry published by small presses. This list represents a sample of our stock — in many cases we can offer more titles by all these poets.

 

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F.T. Prince

Soldiers Bathing and other poems


Published by Fortune Press 1954

Edition 1st

Condition Fine

A few lightly-pencilled marks to contents page in Lee Harwood’s hand. Red cloth lacking dustjacket.

Price £16.00


48pp


List ref
WB1825

F.T. Prince

Drypoints of the Hasidim


Published by Menard 1975

Edition 1st

Condition Near fine

Author’s signed dedication to Lee Harwood on title page. Wrappers in dustjacket faded at edges. Offprint of Prince’s article ‘Discovering the Hasidim’, 2 leaves stapled top corner, laid in.

Price £45.00


24pp


List ref
WB1826

F.T. Prince

Afterword on Rupert Brooke


Published by Menard 1976

Edition 1st

Condition Fine

Author’s signed dedication to Lee Harwood on title page. Wrappers in dustjacket.

Price £45.00


16pp


List ref
WB1827

F.T. Prince

Collected Poems


Published by Sheep Meadow 1979

Edition 1st US, paperback issue

Condition Near fine

Author’s signed dedication to Lee Harwood on fly. Wrappers creased at spine and with a few slight marks otherwise fine.

Price £45.00


206pp


List ref
WB1828

F.T. Prince

Walks in Rome


Published by Anvil 1987

Edition 1st

Condition Fine

Author’s signed dedication to Lee Harwood on title page. Wrappers in dustjacket with trifling wear.

Price £35.00


28pp


List ref
WB1829

Matthew Prior

The Poetical Works

now first collected, with explanatory notes, and memoirs of the author


Published by W.Strahan et al London 1779

Edition 1st such

Condition Near fine

In two volumes. Frontispiece. Later half calf with gilt, with very slight scuffs. All edges gilt.

Price £78.00


List ref
WB842

[Matthew Prior]

The Hind and the Panther

Transvers’d To The Story of The Country-Mouse and the City-Mouse

with [Charles Montague]

Published by W.Davis London 1687

Edition 1st

Format  Quarto   Condition Good

Disbound, lacking A1 (blank) & with last leaf somewhat ragged & soiled.

Price £60.00


List ref
WB819

[Matthew Prior]

Poems on Several Occasions


Published by Jacob Tonson & John Barber London 1718

Edition 1st collected

Format  Folio   Condition Very good

Large folio. Watermark with fleur-de-lys on shield. Frontispiece engraved by B.Baron after L.Cheron, as is title page vignette. Engraved headpieces and initials throughout. Subscribers list. Contemporary panelled calf, old reback with gilt decoration and raised bands. Joints cracked and tender but still a very good copy with clean and bright pages.

Price £300.00


List ref
WB1992

 

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